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dc.contributor.authorVergeer, Willem C.
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-20T07:02:52Z
dc.date.available2018-06-20T07:02:52Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationVergeer, W.C. 2016. The Redeemer in an "irredeemable text" (1 Timothy 2:9-15). Neotestamentica, 50(1):51-67. [https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-809079994]
dc.identifier.issn0254-8356
dc.identifier.urihttps://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-809079994
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/27796
dc.description.abstractIn the ongoing debate about the meaning of 1 Timothy 2:9-15 some have branded it an "irredeemable text of terror" while for others it contains "God's eternal design for men and women." In this article it is argued that both these views fail to give due cognisance to the declared intention of the author of this passage. It is demonstrated how, in a strategy of accommodation, the author uses traditional material to further his (and God's) aim to save all people by bringing them to the knowledge of the truth about Jesus Christ, the Redeemer. In the final hermeneusis it is proposed that the legitimate and authoritative application of 1 Timothy 2:9-15 lies in its intended soteriological focus and strategy and not in the endorsement of any social or socio-political agenda.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherNew Testament Society of Southern Africa
dc.subject1 Timothy 2:9-15
dc.subjectAccommodation
dc.subjectGender
dc.subjectM.M. Yarbrough
dc.subjectPreformed
dc.subjectTraditional material
dc.subjectWomen in the church and "Faithful sayings"
dc.titleThe Redeemer in an "irredeemable text" (1 Timothy 2:9-15)
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.researchID10105522 – Vergeer, Willem Cornelis


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